staghound

[stag-hound]
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noun

a hound trained to hunt stags and other large animals.

Origin of staghound

First recorded in 1700–10; stag + hound1
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staghound

noun

a breed of hound similar in appearance to the foxhound but larger. It is bred for stag hunting
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